Elizabeth Lanier is originally from Nashville, TN. She majored in Theatre and Shakespearean Studies at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta and studied abroad at the University of Oxford in the UK. She moved to LA this summer after finishing the 3 year conservatory program at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in NYC. She is thrilled to be a part of this beautiful production and working with How Love Lasts for the first time.… Read More

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Rebecca is a New York City based theatre director focusing on queer and movement based theatre. Her work has been seen at Signature Theatre, HERE Arts Center, Dixon Place, IRT, Robert Moss Theatre, Paradise Factory, Players Theatre, Theatre 54, and many other venues through out New York. She attended Pace University and received her BA in Directing. Her production of Blank Canvas won Best Short at Downtown Urban Theatre Festival and she was nominated for… Read More

Briana received her BFA in Acting from the University of Southern California where she traveled to Rwanda for the Arts in the One World conference, where she studied Theatre of the Oppressed with artists from around the world and survivors of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. It was during this time in Rwanda that Briana harvested a passion for contributing positively to the world whenever possible. This brought Briana to Chicago where she received her Masters… Read More

Eduardo Fernandez-Baumann was born and raised in the Los Angeles Area. He recently spent two years living in Boston earning his MFA in acting from the American Repertory Theater / Moscow Art Theater School Institute For Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University. Prior to living in Boston he attended the University of California, Santa Barbara where he received a BFA in Theater. He is excited to create theater in his hometown and would like to thank… Read More

Paul is a graduate of the conservatory program at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in addition to having attended the Savannah College of Art and Design where he studied Performing Arts and Contemporary Writing. He is now back in school working towards a degree in Psychology. An avid reader, meditator, and art lover, Paul relishes nothing more than time by himself doing absolutely nothing. Acting since the age of 6, he has played a… Read More

A native of Pleasant View, TN, Claudia Crook has studied theater and acting in New York, Paris, and Chicago, and is now based in Los Angeles. Theatrical highlights include the roles of Matt in Mindy Kaling’s Matt&Ben, El Gallo in a self-directed production of The Fantasticks, Baptista in The Taming of the Shrew, and multiple roles The Laramie Project. Film highlights include Kate in the independent short Kate&Lily, to be released in December 2015. Claudia… Read More

Samantha Smart is delighted to be with this wonderful cast and production team. Recent/Favorite credits include Godspeed (El Portal Theatre), Ziefield’s Midnight Frolic (Off-Broadway); Soul Doctor (pre-Broadway workshop in New Orleans); Dorothy in The Oz Project with Parallel 45 Theatre Co. in Traverse City, MI; the world premiere of an adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s Salome in New York. Other regional credits include Lola in Damn Yankees; Evita in Evita; Velma in Chicago; and Gertrude in Seussical. Samantha has a BA in Music and minor in Dance from LSU and has trained… Read More

Trained at the New York City Stella Adler Studio, David has always had a passion for the visual and performing arts. Beginning his career behind the camera, David continues to write, direct and star in his own work. Recent: Bassanio, The Merchant of Venice; Romeo, Romeo & Juliet; Orsino, Twelfth Night (The City Shakespeare Company). He choreographed and directed the fights for Romeo & Juliet and Twelfth Night. He and his fight choreography will be seen in… Read More

Megan is delighted to be working on such a beautiful production with this inspiring cast. Her interests and experience span from Shakespeare to Sondheim. Though she can normally be found on stage, she is excited to take her love for the theatre behind the scenes with this production.  Special thanks to Brooke and Daniel for their faith in her, her family and friends for loving her, and her God for showing her what love means… Read More

Along with Daniel Landberg, Brooke Bishop is a Founding Author of How Love Lasts, Brooke is a writer, director, producer, and filmmaker. As the co-founding Artistic Director of Santa Monica’s CityShakes, Brooke has recently adapted and directed 90-minute ensemble productions of The Taming of the Shrew, As You Like It, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Twelfth Night. The feature film adaptation of Macbeth she directed – titled Innocent Sleep – will premiere this fall. She… Read More